Green Eyes

Album: Folk Hop 'N Roll (2017)
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  • Judah & the Lion frontman Judah Akers wrote this song about his wife Lindsey Riley, whom he married in 2015. He told Clash magazine:

    "When we recorded this we were thinking of an early 90s rock style drum with a banjo rolling over it. It's about the first time I met my 'now wife' Lindsey --and in that moment she was all I really wanted or could have hoped for."
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